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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

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California State University, East Bay
Location
Hayward, California

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Four-Year Institution
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#510356 Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt II

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $4,693.00/month to $6,591.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hr/benefits/index.html

ABOUT CAL STATE EAST BAY:

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health & Safety, this position is responsible for managing the campus occupational health and industrial safety programs, Theatre & Art safety, and hazardous waste management programs for both the Hayward and Concord campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement and manage comprehensive occupational health and industrial safety programs, including but not limited to Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), medical monitoring, bloodborne pathogen, heat illness, traffic safety, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, fall protection, electrical safety, lockout/tagout, confined space, hot work, powered industrial equipment, hazard communication, and PPE program.
  • Implement and maintain campus hazardous material/waste management program, to include but not limited to maintaining and updating chemical inventory, reporting requirements (CERS, biennial report, etc) and ensuring chemical and biohazard materials and wastes are properly stored and disposed.
  • Develop, implement, and manage injury and illness prevention programs for the Art and Theatre department, including but not limited to rigging safety, fall protection and ladder safety, shop safety, welding and soldering, and lockout/tagout.
  • Implement and manage safety training program.
  • Conduct safety training and incident investigation.
  • Perform risk exposure/hazard assessments, indoor air/environmental quality investigations and safety inspections; recommend and follow up on corrective actions.
  • Respond to emergency situations such as chemical and hazardous material spills.
  • Serve as backup/associate radiation safety officer.
  • Develop, implement, and manage Diving/Boating Safety Program.
  • Support Director of EHS in implementing other environmental/occupational health and safety programs as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in Science or relevant field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the occupational health and safety field, with responsibility implementing and managing health and safety programs.
  • Experience managing hazardous wastes and requirements relating to hazardous material/waste storage, disposal, shipment, and clean up.
  • Knowledgeable in federal and state occupational/environmental health and safety standards.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, both written and oral, and the ability to effectively communicate complex health and safety concepts to a variety of audiences.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator, walk on uneven terrains, climb ladders, and lift moderately heavy items. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. 

CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment.  Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO STATEMENT:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

OTHER INFORMATION:

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html

SPONSORSHIP:

Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

MANDATED REPORTER:

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU VACCINATION POLICY:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to [email protected].

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply to the position, please visit www.csueastbay.edu/jobs.  Click on Faculty, Staff and Management Employment Opportunities.

Organization

California State University, East Bay is known for award winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment—and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With two scenic campuses—one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo—plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland, Cal State East Bay is where all your possibilities come into view.

Cal State East Bay offers a beautiful and inspiring setting for career exploration. With three spacious campuses nestled in the East Bay—one in the Hayward hills with spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay, one in cosmopolitan downtown Oakland, and the other in the scenic Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo—you are in the heart of the cultural, technological, and educational center of California.

As a faculty, staff or administrator, you will enjoy challenging and meaningful career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines along with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and potential for advancement. You will also be a part of an award-winning institution. Cal State East Bay has received praise from two of the country’s most respected evaluators of universities and colleges. In 2008, CSUEB was recognized as a “top-tier” institution among master's-granting universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report's annual “America's Best Colleges” guide. And, the Princeton Review selected Cal State East Bay as a “Best in the West” college for the fifth consecutive year. You can be sure that as a member of one of the nation’s most diverse universities, you will benefit from the vibrant academic and cultural community whose ideas are shaping the 21st century.

Distinguished Faculty

You can make your own contribution to our award-winning University by joining other distinguished scholars and researchers. Cal State East Bay has garnered national acclaim for the excellence of its faculty. Our location in the midst of the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area enables us to attract committed faculty members who are not only recognized experts in their fields, but are often world-renowned in their disciplines, including the fields of business, technology, public service, the arts, and education. You can view all of our tenure-track, full-time, part-time and temporary faculty openings, which are updated daily.

Dedicated Staff and Administrators

Our staff and administrators are passionate about providing a rich and rewarding learning experience for all the students at Cal State East Bay. If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of professionals, browse our current staff and administrative job postings.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Cal State East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As one of California’s most multicultural universities, faculty, staff, and administrators at CSUEB are fully committed to creating an environment where a diverse population can thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, mutual respect and civility without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other personal characteristics or beliefs. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and Equal Opportunity, visit our Diversity and Equal Opportunity Web site.

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